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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 07:50 PM
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Views: 347
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Re: Strange Noise

All 4 motor mounts are new plus tight steady rods. Carl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-10-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By bo8109b
Strange Noise

Trying to chase down an under hood slapping metal sound while driving my '40. Months ago started with a ticking sound. Now it's loud slapping metal when accelerating up a grade. Tempo slows near the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-08-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By bo8109b
Re: '40 Radio Problem

As Forty Niner & Kens36 reference to "Ralph the Radio Guy", This guy repaired my radio and several other things all at reasonable cost. I too highly recomend him. Located in Bartlett, Ill. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-20-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By bo8109b
'40 Radio Problem

'40 Philco plays weak on only one station. Discovered that momentarily touching antenna to ground with a 1.5 test light produces full volume on 6 stations for 8 minutes, then dies back.Same way in...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-09-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,745
Posted By bo8109b
Re: Preserving Patina

Penetrol has probably been around for 50 years. Main purpose is as an additive to make oil base paint flow out better. Great stuff.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-07-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By bo8109b
Re: New clutch advice

Just out of curiosity, what are the symptoms that you are changing out the clutch? Just changed my '40 clutch which was very smooth operating, no chatter and the flywheel was fine. Pulled the rear...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-03-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By bo8109b
Starter Drive Cover

How does one remove that tin can looking starter drive cover?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-14-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By bo8109b
Clutch Wear

When a clutch facing wears, does the pedal free play diminish? The '40 sedan I acquired had 0 pedal free play. Set it at about 1 1/4" then noticed clutch engaged immediately leaving the floor. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-08-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By bo8109b
Radio Static

Can somebody tell me how to get the ignition static out of my '40 sedan Philco radio? I've installed .5mfd suppressors on the distributor, regulator, oil sender, under dash power terminal block and...
Forum: Early V8 11-05-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By bo8109b
1947-48 Mercury Clock

Serviced , Driver quality no rust good running clock. Plus shipping. Pictures at hawkridge@tds.net
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-03-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By bo8109b
Seat Springs

1940 coupes, convertibles and sedan front seat bottom frames differ, but are the bare springs all the same? And how are they attached to those frames?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By bo8109b
Re: 1940 Antenna

Regret that I didn't take a hard look at the antenna installation when I changed out the headliner. Outwardly appears as an original. With the mirror removed, there appears a 1/2" threaded tube...
Forum: Early V8 08-31-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By bo8109b
1947-48 Mercury Clock by Borg

Fresh serviced clock in really nice shape. Keeps good time. Sell for service cost only plus shipping. Pictures via Email. Carl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By bo8109b
Re: 1940 Antenna

Can understand a rubber grommet being at the roof sheet metal, but what about where it attaches to the windshield frame with a tightening nut? Carl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By bo8109b
1940 Antenna

Does the through the roof antenna have any provision for keeping it ungrounded as it passes through the windshield frame? A test light shows mine to be grounded. Radio still plays. Carl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-28-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By bo8109b
Clutch Wear

In my recently acquired '40, the clutch pedal has very little free play and needs to be depressed almost to the floor to shift gears. Operates with no chatter. Does this indicate that the disc...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By bo8109b
Carburetor accelerator pump

Should a new accelerator pump "leather" be oiled prior to installation? Carl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-16-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By bo8109b
Re: Oil pressure sending unit

You don't need to know the thread size as all of the vendors offerings will fit your car. Only choice is 50 or 80 pounds.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-28-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By bo8109b
Re: Quarter Window Seal

I recently installed rear quarter window seals in my '40 Deluxe 4 door from Carpenter. Also did the rear windows. Happy with both.
Forum: Early V8 02-17-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By bo8109b
Sway Bar

Need a 1940 Deluxe sway bar. Carl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-05-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,631
Posted By bo8109b
Re: Brighter 6v bulbs for early fords

Sacramento Vintage Ford sells a Super Brite Bulb, 14/50CP for tail lights that I have used on three Fords to date. Part# 06143-6SB under 32-48 catagory. They're 6V used up through 1955.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-15-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By bo8109b
Jim Smith

Does anybody know the status of Jim Smith of Smiths Classic Car Clocks of Denver, Co? Unable to contact him via email or phone since Aug. 19th. Has an extensive presence on the internet. Carl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-31-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By bo8109b
Re: 47 ford tudor

Yes, That's exactly how those windows are suppose to operate.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-24-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,947
Posted By bo8109b
Re: acetylene vs. propane

I use MAP gas to free up rusty parts or solder copper pipes. Burns hotter than propane. Carl
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-17-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By bo8109b
1940 Ford Radio settings

How are the five preselect stations set. Is that selector button that rotates the dial suppose to pop out after each push or be manually pulled out? With each selection, does the frequency dial move...
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